Sonora Alternatives

    Sonora is described as 'With Sonora, music is... Beautiful. Your music should not look like a spreadsheet. Sonora's elegant interface cuts away the clutter and focuses on a visually immersive, album-based music browsing experience' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Sonora for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is Clementine, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sonora are Strawberry (Free, Open Source), Amarok (Free, Open Source), Winyl (Free, Open Source) and Roon (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 28, 2021

    1. Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source music player and library organizer. It is a port of Amarok 1.

      Discontinued

      The latest version is from 2016.
      Source: https://www.clementine-player.org/#news

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    2. Strawberry is a music player and music collection organizer. It is a fork of Clementine released in 2018 aimed at music collectors and audiophiles. The name is inspired by the band Strawbs. It's written in C++ using the Qt framework.
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    3. Amarok is a powerful music player for Linux, Unix and Windows with an intuitive interface. It makes playing the music you love and discovering new music easier than ever before - and it looks good doing it!
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    4. Winyl is a free digital audio player and music library application for organizing and playing audio on Windows.

      Discontinued

      No updates since late 2018

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      • Synology Cloud Station
      The music player for music lovers. In the transition from physical to digital media, something has been lost. We have more convenience than ever, but no feeling of excitement or engagement.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • UDOO
      Volumio is a free and Open Source Linux Distribution, designed and fine-tuned exclusively for music playback. It runs on a variety of devices, typically small and cheap computers like the Raspberry PI, but also on low power PCs, notebooks or thin clients.
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    5. Music is the new GNOME music playing application. It aims to combine an elegant and immersive browsing experience with simple and straightforward controls.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      JuK is an audio jukebox application, supporting collections of MP3, Ogg Vorbis, and FLAC audio files. It allows you to edit the "tags" of your audio files, and manage your collection and playlists. It's main focus, in fact, is on music management.
    6. GOM Audio is a free audio player designed to make it simple to listen to CDs, MP3s, M4As, and other popular audio formats on your PC. GOM Audio implements many of the features and shortcuts used in GOM Media Player to further enhance the playback experience.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      The official elementary OS music player. Noise is a fast and beautiful GTK3 audio player with a focus on music and libraries. It handles external devices, CDs, and album art. Noise utilizes Granite for a consistent and slick UI.
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